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What’s Behind South Africa’s Messy Foreign Policy?

South Africa has come under a great deal of criticism for its response to the situations unfolding in Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of...

Sudanese Community In Durban Marches For Peace And Justice

As atrocities in Sudan continue gaining spotlight since the June 3rd Massacre, Sudanese-South Africans marched in Durban, calling for peace, justice, and...

Cyclone Idai: Tough Press Laws Hinder Reporting From Mozambique

Cyclone Idai has devastated Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The cyclone hit Mozambique's second-largest port city of Beira on March 14 before...

Three soldiers in the Lesotho army are fighting their dismissals over...

UPDATE: The three women soldiers who were dismissed from the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) after falling pregnant have finally gotten justice. On 14 February,...

What you need to know about the brand new “African passport”

The passports will first be given to AU heads of state and government; ministers of foreign affairs; and the permanent representatives of AU member...

#Generation2030: Young people envision an Africa we all need

A day before the launch of Unicef’s Generation 2030 Africa 2.0 report, a pan-African delegation of young people gathered at the South African Institute...

Malawian fishers are killing their livelihood with mosquito nets

Malaria remains a leading killer disease in Southern Africa, with Malawi having one of the highest prevalence rates at 33%, according to the Malaria...

Celebrating Africa Day During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The role of African Universities as Agents of Solidarity and Development in Post-Pandemic Africa by Cornelius Hagemeir...

Sudan: New Protests Planned For June 30

After weeks of intermittent violence, talks between the protestors and the transitional military council (TMC) in Sudan have seemed to have stalled...

This young aspiring politician wants to invest in the youth’s passion...

MUHAMMED CHOONARA is an aspiring young politician who is passionate about African development. Michaela Feldman caught up with him. I am currently a first-year student...

The Other Universals Project: exploring the body as a source of...

The Other Universals Project aims to bring together scholars from all over the world to interrogate the question of oppression and discrimination by focusing on the views...

Oh, the places you can go as a South African with...

We're used to visas being stickers in your passport that you get after you've sent it away to an embassy for a bit, or...

Professor Adekeye Adebajo: “The ANC’s Liberation Was Based On Solidarity With...

On the 100th year since Nelson Mandela's birth, The Daily Vox is interrogating his pan-Africanist legacy. The Daily Vox spoke to the Director for...

Nigeria’s World Cup Kit Is Fire!

On Wednesday night, Nike unveiled the 2018 World Cup kits for the England and Nigerian team, joining the nineteen out of the 32 teams...

The top five issues Kenyan youth want addressed now

Acording to statistics from thinktank youthpolicy.org, 75% of the Kenyan population is below 30 years old. They are considered the future of the country,...

Garissa: the Kenyan town attacked by Al Shabaab

Bodies are still being recovered from Garissa University College in Kenya, where Al Shabaab gunmen are holding students hostage. As the devastating tragedy unfolds,...

Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir Deposed: What Next?

EXPLAINER After almost 30 years in power, Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir was ousted and arrested by the army on...

What you need to know about extrajudicial killings in Kenya

When a Kenyan police officer shot and injured a young woman after a Wizkid concert on Saturday in Nairobi, it sparked anger among Kenyans....

Looking Out From In: The Inaugural Archie Mafeje Lecture

On Wednesday, 8 August, the University of Cape Town's Faculty of Humanities presented the inaugural Archie Mafeje Memorial Lecture, by Professor Shahid Vawda. Vawda...

We’re Giving Away ‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’ Movie Tickets, In Partnership...

Five Fingers for Marseilles is an original South African Western, and has been described as a work of art. The film releases on April...
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